The Republic of Zambia

Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)
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Kaza Emerald Mine

Project Description Kaza emerald mine is located about 35km from the nearest town
Kitwe. Kaza emerald mine measures about 68 hectares in size Exploration
and trial mining that have been conducted on the plot and
have established the occurrence of emeralds and beryls. The value
of the probable emeralds reserves on Kaza emerald mine have been
estimated to be worth at least USD 240 million. Messrs Kaza mining
limited hold the mining rights (gemstone license no. 270).
Geographical Location Lufwanyama District, Copperbelt
Responsible Agent(s)
    KAZA Mining Limited
Objectives To establish the emerald occurrence potential of Kaza Emerald mine
Project Size
  • 68 Hectares
  • USD 240 million
Proposed Procurement
Submission of expression of interest to the responsible agents
Project Documentation
    Kaza Mining Limited hold the mining rights over plot 3, Restricted
    Emerald Area
Proposed Financing
It has been recommended that funds be sought for the mine to go
into full mechanized mining through a joint venture
Contact KAZA Mining Limited
Plot No. 3, restricted Emerald Area,
Lufwanyama District, Zambia

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